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America’s Best Cities for Picnics

America’s Best Cities for Picnics

Travel + Leisure | July 02, 2015
"A day of art mixes nicely with a picnic in this Missouri city, which ranked at No. 7 for museums and No. 1 for affordability. There’s Penn Valley Park, which lies next to the free-admission National WWI Museum, or the Hall Sculpture Park at the also-free Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, where you can feast in the shadows of the iconic, 18-foot Shuttlecock. ..."
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America’s Best Cities for History Buffs

America’s Best Cities for History Buffs

Travel + Leisure | June 25, 2015
"Step inside what may be the oldest building in Kansas City and, as luck would have it, you’ve arrived at a bar. (KC also made the top 10 this year for its cocktail lounges.) Kelly’s Westport Inn, a good place to drink local Boulevard beer, was once the site of a trading post on the Oregon and Santa Fe trails—and once had the cachet of being owned by Daniel Boone’s grandson."
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In Kansas City, All Things Craft

In Kansas City, All Things Craft

New York Times | May 25, 2015
"Before Kansas City, Mo., was established in the mid-19th century, the settlement of Westport was a hub where the Oregon, California and Santa Fe trails converged. Businesses sprang up to supply the covered wagons headed west. Even as the city evolved around it, Westport remained its own distinctive center of commerce. Today, the enterprising spirit of the pioneer era flourishes."
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